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LINGUIST List 25.2467

Fri Jun 06 2014

Books: Abstracts in Academic Discourse: Lorés Sanz (ed.), Bondi

Editor for this issue: Sara Couture <saralinguistlist.org>

Date: 04-Jun-2014
From: Simon Reber <S.Reberpeterlang.com>
Subject: Abstracts in Academic Discourse: Lorés Sanz (ed.), Bondi
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Title: Abstracts in Academic Discourse
Subtitle: Variation and Change
Series Title: Series: Linguistic Insights - Volume 187
Published: 2014
Publisher: Peter Lang AG
                http://www.peterlang.com

Book URL: http://www.peterlang.com/?431483

Author: Marina Bondi
Editor: Rosa Lorés Sanz
Paperback: ISBN: 9783034314831 Pages: 361 Price: U.S. $ 106.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9783034314831 Pages: 361 Price: U.K. £ 65.00
Paperback: ISBN: 9783034314831 Pages: 361 Price: Europe EURO 81.65
Abstract:

The book brings together a rich variety of perspectives on abstracts as an academic genre. Drawing on genre analysis and corpus linguistics, the studies collected here combine attention to generic structure with emphasis on language variation and change, thus offering a multi-perspective view on a genre that is becoming one of the most important in present-day research communication. The chapters are organized into three sections, each one offering distinct but sometimes combined perspectives on the exploration of this academic genre. The first section looks at variation across cultures through studies comparing English with Spanish, Italian and German, while also including considerations on variation across genders or the native/non-native divide. The second section centres on variation across disciplines and includes a wide range of studies exploring disciplinary identities and communities,as well as different degrees of centrality in the disciplinary community. The third and final section explores language and genre change by looking at how authorial voice and metadiscourse have changed over the past few decades under the influence of different media and different stakeholders.

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
                            Ling & Literature
                            Sociolinguistics
                            Text/Corpus Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English (eng)
                            German (deu)
                            Italian (ita)
                            Spanish (spa)

Written In: English (eng)

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